Duterte’s pivot toward China and away from the United States is a gambit that won’t necessarily pay off in terms of increased concessions.
If we have entered into a new Cold War, Russia is already winning it in Europe.
A 1960 water-sharing treaty between India and Pakistan could be the next casualty of deteriorating bilateral relations.
A simmering political crisis in the DRC risks civil war and disintegration in the long-suffering African state.
Security services should prepare for the possibility that the fall of Mosul will trigger terrorist attacks in Western countries.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched an assault on the last major urban holding of Islamic State in Iraq.
The Battle for Aleppo is the ultimate turning point for the Syrian civil war. It’s also a powder keg for relations between Russia and the West.
The Iran nuclear deal will not be viewed favorably by future historians.
Armed groups continue to prey on local populations in the eastern DRC and frustrate any possibility of economic development.
Myanmar’s armed groups are scrambling to define themselves in the new era of limited parliamentary democracy.